Leadership | Redeem Systems



Kannan VN

Chairman & Managing Director

Kannan sets the strategic directions for the Company’s growth charter and enables the Organization to realize the revenue and other development goals. He has over 25 years’ experience and has been instrumental and integral to four corporate turnaround and scaling missions in his career. He has been an acknowledged leader for building high performance work cultures, deep and lasting customer relationships and mentoring start-ups. He shares RedeemSoft’s DNA and is a firm driver of the tenet – Serve the customer relentlessly, everything else follows. His Breadth of Business Success spans multiple unrelated industries including, telecommunications, software services aerospace and electronics manufacturing.


J. Seetharaman

Senior Vice President - Corporate Operations & HR

Seetharaman is the VP heading the optical, switching and signaling domains at Redeem Systems. He also oversees operations and provides extensive support to maximize sales effectiveness and accelerate revenues.

He has over 30 years of experience in product design and development in Telecom. He has held key leadership roles in system design and development, product strategies and product management. He has rich experience in design and development of carrier Ethernet products  from 8 Gb to 1.2 Tb switching capacity; 400G to 2.8Tb cross connect SDH & OTN products; as well as large capacity DWDM products.

Being an expert in product lifecycle management, Seetharaman has developed over 10 products from concept to delivery.

He holds an engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics from Chennai university, NIT, Thiruchirapalli and has done post graduation in management from AIMA, New Delhi.

Srivatsa Srinivasan

Srivatsa Srinivasan

General Manager and Head - Finance

Srivatsa is the General Manager & Head of Finance at Redeem Systems, undertaking end to end responsibility of handling all finance and accounts related functions of the company -- along with addressal of legal matters. His main focus is to ensure short term and long term financial growth of the company.

Srinivasan has more than 27 years of experience across various domains including IT, manufacturing and consumer industries.

Previously, he had worked for VTI Instruments as Head Finance & Operations and was responsible for spearheading a fast track system integration project which had been a great success as the company got acquired by a much bigger corporate.


Kishan Bhat

Vice President - Sales & Marketing

As the Vice President of sales and marketing, Kishan Bhat is responsible for designing and implementing effective marketing strategies, increasing brand awareness across the globe and building Thought Leadership.

He is an engineering graduate from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT, Allahabad) with over 16 years of experience focused on Fortune 500 tech clients in areas such as market entry/expansion, sales and marketing, channel partnerships, and start-up acceleration. He previously worked as the Head of Strategy & Product Development- Infiniti Research Ltd before joining Redeem Systems. He also played a key role as Engagement Director at Zinnov Management Consulting, wherein he was focused on customer engagements for Global In-house centers of MNC technology companies and Engineering service providers in the areas of mergers & acquisition, product management, center of innovation/excellence, R&D globalization, product offshoring, vendor outsourcing.

O. M. Pradeep

O. M. Pradeep

Senior General Manager – Business Operations

As the Head of Business operations, Pradeep provides Operational Cadence as his primary job. He is in charge to establish an operating rhythm of the business to ensure that it is running effectively and efficiently to meet goals and objectives. He authors, manages and delivers executive level reporting to manage risks, issues and to improve team communication and collaboration.

He is accountable to establish and track key KPIs across business units to track strategic goals, milestones and accomplishments of programs, projects and tasks. His primary objective is to increase visibility, drive alignment, and resolve blockers.


Akash Randheer

Senior General Manager - IIoT

As Business Unit Head of IoT, Akash is responsible for overseeing different Industrial IoT projects, maximizing overall project profits and realising company goals including staff development and expansion of customer base in Industry 4.0 space.

He is a Senior, Qualified and Certified Project Management Professional with over 19+ years of experience in Industrial Automation, IT/OT Integration, Manufacturing Industries .

His accomplishments in handling the project activities from Conceptualization to Execution including technical specifications, stage inspections, scheduling, progress monitoring and manpower planning, makes him a natural choice for the job.


Krishnan V

Associate Vice President - Communications

Krishnan is Associate Vice President heading the communication Business Unit at Redeem Systems. He provides extensive support in Engineering with value added participation at every stage of Recruitment, Mentoring associates and Presales functions

He has over 25 years of experience in Product/feature development, System Architecting & Presales functions in Embedded, Datacom and Telecom software development. He has fixed complex Network software issues and was instrumental in winning sizable deals for organization. In his career journey, he has assisted Service Providers, notably British Telecom, to implement converged multimedia network as part of 21C Network Rollout program and his efforts were acknowledged with outstanding delivery achievement award as Team lead in customer premises at U.K. He has implemented L2/L3, Legacy Switching, VOIP, IMS and Wireless product based feature development and has supported Service Fulfillment and Service Assurance solutions with high quality levels for India, UK, USA and Australian customers in their premises.

He has a M.S in Software Systems from BITS-Pilani, Rajasthan and B.E in Computer Science from U.V.C.E Bangalore. He is certified PMP since Nov 2007 and currently in good standing.


Kamesh Narayan

Senior Manager - Sales and Marketing

As Senior Manager - Sales & Business Development, Kamesh is in-charge of identifying whitespaces in the market and delivering business value by involving in research & business strategy in filling these spaces.

He is a seasoned professional with over 5 years experience in sales and business development canvas which spans across multiple domains. He has a good working knowledge of varied disciplines including Embedded systems, Communication, Mechanical, IIoT and Engineering Analytics.

Ravi Pandit

Ravi Pandit

Vice President - Embedded & Automotive

Ravi Pandit is the VP of Engineering ( Embedded & Automotive ) who oversees End-to-End product development and engineering of embedded systems which includes embedded POS Printer design, embedded and automotive porting, verification, validation(V&V) and board bring-up for multiple processor & platform.

He has over 24 years of a consistent track record in leading & delivering Embedded Software & Hardware projects. He is an accomplished professional with an extensive background in different programming languages, embedded technologies, Hardware, Firmware and familiar with different industry standard processes. Before joining Redeem Systems, he had previously worked in Techno-Managerial roles for companies like Accord Software, Tata Elxsi, KPIT and Orange Semiconductors. Successfully managed to deliver many Tier1’s projects from onsite – offshore. He holds an E&C Engineering Degree from Karnataka University.



General Manager - Learning and Development

As General Manager Training, Aparna is in-charge of the Learning and Development department at Redeem Systems. She oversees training fresh & existing talents, to bridge skills gaps arising due to emerging technologies and changing industry horizon.

She holds a master’s degree in Information Technology from the University of Chennai and has worked in multiple domains, 10 years of which have been in training and mentoring. She combines her working knowledge with state-of-the-art technology in designing and implementing effective training programs across technology and business verticals.